Famous People Who Died In 1626

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Francis Bacon
(Philosopher, Politician)
Francis Bacon
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Birthdate: January 22, 1561
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: York House, London, England
Died: April 9
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John Dowland
(Singer, Lutenist and Composer)
John Dowland
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1563 AD
Birthplace: London, England
Died: February 20
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Willebrord Snell
(Astronomer & Mathematician)
Willebrord Snell
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 13, 1580
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Leiden, Dutch Republic
Died: October 30
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Edward Alleyn
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Birthdate: September 1, 1566
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: November 25
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Thomas Howard, 1st Earl of Suffolk
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 24, 1561
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: May 28
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Ernst von Mansfeld
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1580 AD
Birthplace: Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Died: November 29
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Edmund Gunter
(Mathematician)
Edmund Gunter
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 1581 AD
Birthplace: Hertfordshire, England
Died: December 10
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Samuel Purchas
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1577 AD
Birthplace: Thaxted, England
Died: 1626 AD
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Nurhaci
(Jurchen chieftain who rose to prominence in the late 16th century in Manchuria)
Nurhaci
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 14, 1559
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fushun, China
Died: September 30
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Juan de Oñate
(1st Spanish Governor of New Mexico)
Juan de Oñate
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1550 AD
Birthplace: Zacatecas, Mexico
Died: June 4
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Samuel Argall
(Adventurer)
Samuel Argall
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1580 AD
Birthplace: Bristol, England
Died: January 24
Robert Sidney, 1st Earl of Leicester
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 19, 1563
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kent, England
Died: July 13
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Salomon de Brosse
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: 1571 AD
Birthplace: Verneuil, France
Died: December 9
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John Davies
(English poet and writing master)
John Davies
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 16, 1569
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Died: December 8
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Paul Bril
(Painter)
Paul Bril
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Birthdate: 1554 AD
Birthplace: Antwerp, Belgium
Died: October 7
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Théophile de Viau
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1590 AD
Birthplace: Clairac, France
Died: September 25
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Christian the Younger of Brunswick
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 20, 1599
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Groningen, Germany
Died: June 16
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William Rowley
(Dramatist)
William Rowley
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1585 AD
Birthplace: England, United Kingdom
Died: January 31
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Diego Sarmiento de Acuña, count de Gondomar
(Spanish diplomat and ambassador)
Diego Sarmiento de Acuña, count de Gondomar
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 1, 1567
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Astorga, Spain
Died: October 2
François de Bonne, Duke of Lesdiguières
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 1, 1543
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur, France
Died: September 21
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Nicholas Breton
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1545 AD
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1626 AD
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Adriaen de Vries
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Birthdate: 1556 AD
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
Died: 1626 AD
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Niall Garvach O'Donnell
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1569 AD
Birthplace: Ireland
Died: 1626 AD
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Lancelot Andrewes
(priest, translator, theologian, Bible translator)
Lancelot Andrewes
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 16, 1555
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London
Died: September 25
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James Sempill
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1566 AD
Birthplace: Scotland
Died: 1626 AD
William Cavendish, 1st earl of Devonshire
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 27, 1552
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: England
Died: March 3
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Cyril Tourneur
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1575 AD
Birthplace: Great Parndon,England
Died: February 28
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Ouboutou Tegremante
(Former Kalinago chief on St Kitts when Thomas Warner arrived by 1623 to establish a colony)
Ouboutou Tegremante
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthplace: Saint Kitts and Nevis
Died: 1626 AD
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Malik Ambar
(The De facto Ruler of the Ahmadnagar Sultanate in the Deccan Region of India)
Malik Ambar
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1548 AD
Birthplace: Harar, Ethiopia
Died: May 11
Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1626. This list includes people like Francis Bacon, John Dowland, Willebrord Snell, Nurhaci, Edward Alleyn and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include poets, political leaders, playwrights and astronomers who died in 1626. This list includes people from England, Netherlands and many more countries.